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Catholic School Rejects Child Because Parents Are Gay 9.3.2010 Little Green Footballs
A Catholic preschool in Boulder Colorado has refused to admit a child with gay parents . What can you even say about an appalling story like this? Punishing the innocent doesn’t seem like something Jesus would have approved of. BOULDER, Colo. — A preschooler is caught in the middle of a fight between religion and sexuality. Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, in Boulder, has refused to readmit a preschooler because the child has two moms. Her parents are lesbians. “God and Jesus would not allow discrimination in that way,” said Joellen Raderstorf, one of about two dozen demonstrators who turned out at Sunday’s church service. Most of the protesters stood silently, across the street, holding signs. One ...
"The Oasis" 8.3.2010 Truthout.com

During January, I had the opportunity to visit Tallahassee's "Cornerstone Learning Community," an oasis of love, experiment and investigation, actual respect for each individual person, and a sense of responsibility for the larger human and natural communities.

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Nostalgia (and Frisbees) in the air at Wham-O 8.3.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Nostalgia (and Frisbees) in the air at Wham-O
Steamboat Briefs: Bridge across Trout Creek closed today until June 8.3.2010 Steamboat Pilot
The bridge over Trout Creek on Routt County Road 33 (Twentymile Road) will be closed until June 1 starting today, Routt County Road and Bridge Department Supervisor Paul Draper said.
Protesters criticize church booting preschooler for lesbian parents 8.3.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Protesters criticize church booting preschooler for lesbian parents
Protest planned over Catholic preschool's refusal to re-enroll child of gay couple 7.3.2010 Denver Post: Local
Protest planned over Catholic preschool's refusal to re-enroll child of gay couple
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Close-knit East Palo Alto neighborhood still shaken by plane crash 7.3.2010 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
When a plane plummeted onto Beech Street, it was another hurdle for a neighborhood that has seen its share of challenges
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The Boss: No Road Map Necessary 7.3.2010 NY Times: Business
Hyune Hand, president of Hoover’s, the business information service, says that “instead of trying to manage a career, focus on your achievements and try to be the best you can be.”

Catholic school bans child because parents are gay 6.3.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Catholic school bans child because parents are gay
Boulder Catholic school denies preschooler with lesbian parents 5.3.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Boulder Catholic school denies preschooler with lesbian parents
Obesity more likely in minorities 2.3.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
Chicago » The odds of obesity appear stacked against black and Hispanic children starting even before birth, provocative new research suggests. The findings help explain disproportionately high obesity rates in minority children.
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Obesity risks stacked against minority kids 1.3.2010 MSNBC
Obesity risks stacked against minority kids
Striking number of obesity risks hit minority kids 1.3.2010 SFGate: Top Stories
Striking number of obesity risks hit minority kids
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Striking number of obesity risks hit minority kids 1.3.2010 AP Top News
CHICAGO (AP) -- The odds of obesity appear stacked against black and Hispanic children starting even before birth, provocative new research suggests....
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Striking number of obesity risks hit minority kids 1.3.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Politics
The odds of obesity appear stacked against black and Latino children starting even before birth, provocative new research suggests. The findings of two studies help explain disproportionately high obesity rates in minority children. Family income is often a factor, but so are cultural customs and beliefs, the study authors said.
Vail Valley celebrates reading Tuesday 28.2.2010 Vail Colorado: Business
VAIL, Colorado - This Tuesday marks the 12th annual celebration of Read Across America and the Vail Valley community is taking part. The Bookworm of Edwards on Tuesday - which also is Dr. Seuss' birthday - will collect donations of new or gently used children's books from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. All books collected will be donated to The Magic Bus, a program of The Youth Foundation, that to provides pre-school experiences for children ages 3 to 5 years old not already enrolled in a traditional preschool program. Often times, children who do not have the opportunity to attend a preschool program, start kindergarten without the skills needed to be successful and through The Magic Bus program, Youth Foundation staff, parents and caretakers help ...
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Food Taxes vs Food Subsidies 28.2.2010 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
In principle, taxing unhealthy food and subsidizing healthy food ought to have similar impacts on consumer behavior. But as we know, actual human decision-making often varies from what that kind of theoretically-correct indifference. Tyler Cowen points to some evidence that taxes would have more impact: The results, just published in Psychological Science, a journal of the [...]
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YMCA: Preschool adds five-day pre-K class 25.2.2010 Post-Bulletin: Austin News
Columnist Kristi Stasi of the YMCA of Austin writes about changes at the YMCA of Austin Preschool Program.
Lawmaker backs racinos to bolster budget 25.2.2010 Post-Bulletin: Local Politics
An Austin lawmaker is helping lead the charge to bring racinos to Minnesota to help solve the state's budget deficit and potentially build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
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Sparks sponsors racino bill 24.2.2010 Post-Bulletin: Austin News
An Austin lawmaker is helping lead the charge to bring racinos to Minnesota to help solve the state's budget deficit and potentially build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.
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